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Filename: RC4024.TXT [PAGE 447] WORKBOOK FOR "FREEMASONRY AND CATHOLICISM": PART 1 1-1] In each blank insert the appropriate word or phrase. The element Heat was the only element present in the ______________ Period. In the ______________ Period the elements of Heat and Air were present, and these elements worked together to produce ______________. Thus, unity prevailed. In the ______________ Period, the element ______________ was added, which fought against the fire, trying to quench it. The Spirits who were attuned to the ______________ were actively striving for enlargement of consciousness. The Spirits who were attuned to the ______________ were seeking to check any expenditure of latent power as dynamic energy. 1-2] Why did some of the Angels rebel against Jehovah's command that they help create forms on earth? 1-3] What is the name of the leader of the rebellious Angels? On what planet do the rebellious Angels dwell? Where is the dwelling place of the Angels who remained servants of Jehovah? 1-4] Next to each item on the left, put the letter of the item on the right which is most closely related. Free Masonry ______ A. Fire Catholicism ______ B. Water Living by faith ______ Seeking knowledge ______ The Lucifer Spirits ______ Jehovah and the Angels ______ Death ______ Creation of bodies ______ Tying of the silver cord ______ [PAGE 448] PART 2 2-1] Why did Jehovah make humans uni-sexual? 2-2] Genesis states that a serpent induced Eve to eat of the Tree of Knowledge. In reality, what did the Lucifer Spirits teach women to do? 2-3] Next to each item on the left put the letter of the item on the right which is most closely related. A master workman ______ A. Abel or Seth or their descendants One who conquers the physical world and learns to achieve B. Cain or his material comfort ______ descendants A creative, courageous person ______ One who looks to God for comfort ______ A master magician ______ A docile, trusting person ______ 2-4] In each parentheses choose the correct word or phrase. Solomon, a descendant of (Cain, Seth), was directed by (his own inner self, Jehovah) to build a Temple. Solomon (had, did not have) the creative skill to build the Temple himself. Hiram Abiff, a descendant of (Cain, Seth) was skilled in the (arts and crafts, priestcraft) and was (chosen, not chosen) to direct the construction of the Temple. Thought question: 2-2] If the sons of Seth and the sons of Cain had learned to work peacefully together in the building of Solomon's Temple, how might things be different today? PART 3 3-1] Next to each item on the left put the letter of the item on the right which is most closely related. [PAGE 449] The Queen of Sheba was impressed A. A person cannot be by the Wisdom of Solomon. ______ has developed the power within. The Queen of Sheba was impressed B. Humanity has not been willing by the person who directed the to become completely obedient builders. ______ to the Church, nor to relinquish Religion in favor of The Queen of Sheba could not see dominance by temporal powers. the workmen until Hiram Abiff showed them to her. ______ C. Humanity is impressed by those who have skills in arts and The Queen of Sheba did not marry crafts. either Solomon or Hiram Abiff. ______ D. Humanity receives Spiritual Some of the workmen were unhappy direction from the Church. because Hiram Abiff had not promoted them. ______ E. The forces of nature are not perceived by the majority of people, but the effects of these forces are seen. Thought questions: 3-A] How is faith valuable to the aspirant? 3-B] In what ways are good works valuable to the aspirant? PART 4 4-1] Why was Hiram not initially satisfied with the construction of the Temple, according the plan of Jehovah? 4-2] What, then, did Hiram plant to add to the Temple? 4-3] How was the Molten Sea to be used in the Temple services? 4-4] What materials were gathered for the construction of the Molten Sea? 4-5] What was extracted from these materials? 4-6] What benefits would people gain from laving in the Molten Sea? 4-7] What element, poured into the vessel cast to receive the Molten Sea, frustrated the completion of the Sea? 4-8] When Hiram jumped into the seathing mixture which had been intended to be the Molten Sea, he received the baptism of fire. What baptism did Cain predict that Hiram would receive in the future from the Lion of Judah? [PAGE 450] 4-9] What dual role did (does) the Lion of Judah combine within himself? PART 5 5-1] Which of the following was not true concerning Melchisedec? a) He was a priest of the Most High God. b) He was a king of Salem (peace). c) He was born of a virgin. d) He did not die. 5-2] In what respects was Christ like Melchisedec? 5-3] In what order did the following occur in the past? a) Christ came to proclaim the kingdom of heaven which was to be established. b) Humanity was double-sexed, and ruled by divine rulers (Melchisedec) who were both King and Priest. c) The Lucifer Spirits opened men's eyes. d) The offices of King and Priest were separated. e) The sexes were divided. 5-4] Why will marrying and giving birth to bodies be unnecessary in the kingdom of heaven? 5-5] After his baptism of fire, whom did Hiram Abiff leave? Whom did he them begin to serve? 5-6] After his baptism in the water of the Jordan, whom did Jesus leave? Who did Jesus then begin to serve? 5-7] What makes the blood a particularly important part of the body from the spiritual point of view? 5-8] In ancient times, people married within the family. What did the blood then contain, which it no longer contains when people marry outside the family? [PAGE 451] 5-9] Why did the practice of marrying in the family need to be discontinued? 5-10] On Golgotha when the blood flowed from Jesus' body, this blood etherealized and was spread over the earth by the Christ Spirit. What effect did this heave on the earth and on man? Thought questions: 5-A] Why do conflicts arise as a result of having Statecraft and Priestcraft exercised separately? 5-B] How does faith in the blood of Jesus aid the Sons of Seth? PART 6 6-1] In each blank fill in an appropriate word or phrase. _____________ in the air combining with _____________ in the blood results in a type of combustion which liberates _____________ which form an aura around an individual. Red color in the aura indicates a _____________ nature, and indicates subservience to the God _____________ and to the _____________ Spirits. Yellow in the aura indicates the use of _____________, and indicates response to the vibrations of the _____________ Spirit. The changing of the auric color from red to gold requires the raising of the _____________ of the vibrations so that they are the same as those of the _____________ Spirit. 6-2] When the Initiate creates a new adult body for himself a) from where does he get the mold or matrix into which to build the new body? b) from where does he get the materials which he builds into this mold? 6-3] For what purpose may the Initiate create a new adult body? Thought question: 6-A] Apart from the changing of the colors of the aura, what other evidence would there be that alchemical transmutation was occurring in a person? [PAGE 452] PART 7 7-1] In each blank, fill in either the word 'imagination' or the world 'will'. By _____________ the Great Architect of the Universe visualized everything as it was to be created, and then by His _____________ the physical atoms were marshaled into this matrix of thought. When the divine Hierarchies are fashioning the crystal, plant, or animal they use their _____________ to create pictures in the archetypal region of the earth and then use their concentrated _____________ to mold the coarser matter into this matrix. Man also is learning to use his _____________ and _____________ to become an independent creator. 7-2] At one time man-in-the-making was a hermaphrodite. For what purposes were his creative energies then used? 7-3] When humanity became uni-sexual, what were their creative energies initially used for (prior to the arrival of the Lucifer Spirits)? 7-4] Next to each item on the left put the letter of the item on the right which is most closely related. The beings who herded the sexes together A. Angels for propagation at propitious times, when one half of the sex force was diverted to B. Lords of Mercury build the brain. ______ C. Lucifer Spirits The beings who taught humanity how the sexes could cooperate to produce a body at D. The spiritual any time. ______ Hierarchy from Neptune The beings who are teaching humanity how to use the mind. ______ Salt ______ Sulphur ______ Azoth ______ [PAGE 453] The beings who help humanity to use the creative force for generation ______ The beings who stimulate humanity to use the creative force for degeneration ______ The beings who help humanity to use the creative force for regeneration ______ The sympathetic nervous systems ______ The sensory nervous system ______ the spinal canal ______ 7-5] What made the moral and physical nature of man gross and coarse? 7-6] In what manner does humanity misuse the creative force? 7-7] If humanity is to become as the gods, able to create from itself by the power of the mind, how must it direct the creative energy? 7-8] What must one do in order to draw upward the second half of the creative energy (which is the spinal spirit-fire)? 7-9] When the spinal spirit-fire reaches the head and sets the pituitary body and pineal gland to vibrating, what new power does one attain? 7-10] Under what circumstances is performance of the generative act legitimate for the Rosicrucian Student? PART 8 8-1] The path if initiation starts at the surface of the earth and goes a) eastward b) inward c) outward d) westward 8-2] What prevents the uninitiated from traveling the path of Initiation while they live on earth in their physical bodies? 8-3] What prevents the uninitiated from traveling the path of Initiation after death? 8-4] What law is the Initiate taught to suspend, so that he can travel the path of Initiation? [PAGE 454] 8-5] How many strata are in the earth? How many degrees are there in Mystic Masonry? 8-6] What animal is the spinal spirit fire related to, in Alchemical terminology? 8-7] Why is this animal associated with wisdom, in alchemical terminology? 8-8] Cultivation of what quality within people would bring peace on earth and would bring people most quickly to the New Heaven and New Earth, where the sons of Cain and sons of Seth will be united? PART 9 9-1] Next to each item on the left put the letter of the item on the right which is most closely related (in Alchemical symbolism). King ______ A. Fire Priest ______ B. Water Female ______ Male ______ Sons of Cain ______ Sons of Seth ______ Church ______ State ______ Industry ______ Spiritual welfare ______ 9-2] In what sequence in time did or will the following occur? a) Floods drove people out of the basins of the earth. b) Humanity in general learn to function in the air in soul bodies. c) Humanity lived close to the fiery core of the earth. d) Humanity lived in the basins of the earth and breathed by means of gill clefts. e) Pioneers learn to function in the air in soul bodies. f) Some pioneers developed lungs and began to live in the highlands. 9-3] What must one do in order to develop the soul body? 9-4] What human has become overall leader of the sons of Seth? What human has become overall leader of the sons of Cain? 9-5] What ideal are both the sons of Seth and the sons of Cain striving toward? Continued with file "RC4025.TXT" End of File

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